This Comparing Modes of Transportation lesson plan also includes:
Let's go to New York! Young researchers browse several websites to find informational texts that will help them decide the best mode of transportation for planning a pretend trip from their hometown to New York City. They create charts and graphs with spreadsheet software to display data they've collected. Next, they write a narrative explaining which mode of transportation they have chosen, including supporting details and textual evidence for their decision. All handouts and rubrics are included.